• Short Summary

    A large bamboo temple is built by village people in Cameroon - they do a very quick job.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cameroon. Temple In Quick Time".

    Cameroon, Africa. A large bamboo temple is built by village people - they do a very quick job.

    SV Pan small children running through road with brick built houses. GV Pan crowds working and watching work on sections of the great hut. CU Man tying bamboo poles together. GV Pan as people rush forward to start lifting a section of the hut. SV Pan men lifting. GV Section being lifted. GV Ditto. SV Pan ditto. AS As section is placed upright Pan down to men pushing it with poles. GV As the roof is worked into position. GV Ditto. CU Man climbing up the great hut. Air view the village. Zoom in to the great hut. GV Spire being constructed on the hut. SV Pan up the spire. CU Reeds being thrown up for thatching the spire. CU Excited men. SV Pan up the spire.

    SV Priests coming out of the great hut in exotic regalia. GV Ditto. CU One of the priests. CU One of the priests dancing. SV Priest dancing. SV Ditto.

    (Fine Grain.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:39:00 / 01:12:30:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    The amendment at the end of this clip should be posted to film clip 2107.05 "Civilians looking in to the sky".

    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment